Welcome from the Commonwealth of Learning

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Welcome from the Commonwealth of Learning

Professor Asha Kanwar, President and Chief Executive Officer

The Commonwealth of Learning was instrumental in collaborating with UNESCO in fostering government awareness in open educational resources (OER) leading to the signing of the UNESCO 2012 Paris OER Declaration.

New Zealand is a major donor of the Commonwealth of Learning, and as such is represented on the Board of Governors. Dr. Linda Sissons, CEO of the Wellington Institute of Technology, serves as New Zealand's appointed representative. Linda is Deputy Chair of the COL Board of Governors.

About the Commonwealth of Learning
The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is an intergovernmental organisation created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to encourage the development and sharing of open learning/distance education knowledge, resources and technologies. COL is helping developing nations improve access to quality education and training.